Court: NIGC lacks authority over Class III gaming (October 20, 2006)

A major decision from the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals confirms that the National Indian Gaming Commission lacks the authority to issue regulations for Class III gaming. In a unanimous ruling, a three-judge panel of the court said Class III...

Governor won't debate Narragansett casino (October 20, 2006)

Rhode Island Gov. Donald Carcieri (R) has refused a newspaper's invitation to discuss the Narragansett Tribe's proposed casino. The Pawtucket Times invited Carcieri and Harrah's Entertainment CEO Gary Loveman to an "informational conversation" about the casino. Harrah's accepted immediately but...

Rally in support of Mohawk off-reservation casino (October 20, 2006)

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe and supporters held a rally on Thursday in hopes of spurring final approval of an off-reservation casino. The tribe wants to open a $500 million facility in the Catskills. The project has been under...

South Dakota tribes seek action on gaming compacts (October 20, 2006)

South Dakota tribes are considering litigation and legislation as they seek to negotiate new compacts with Gov. Mike Rounds (R). So far, the tribes say Rounds has not be open to new agreements. "They don't want us to prosper. They...

Editorial: Don't bend rules for Mississippi Choctaws (October 20, 2006)

$stalker "The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians' proposal to build a truly magnificent casino in Jackson County would normally be hailed as stupendous news - but it just doesn't smell right. The plan is marvelous: The Choctaws propose to build...

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